Sr Operations Finance Analyst
Ann Arbor, MI 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Join Amcor and you can be part of the team that makes the packaging of the future better for people and our planet.

Here at Amcor, we work together every day to make a positive impact on the lives of millions of people across the globe by providing packaging for essential products, including food, beverages, pharmaceutical, medical, home and personal-care.

We are sustainability leaders in our industry. We are the first global packaging company to commit to make all our products recyclable or reusable by 2025.

Our products are vital to support the lives of millions of people across the globe every day.

We are always looking for talented and passionate individuals who are motivated to make a difference. Working at Amcor means you will have a unique opportunity to be a part of an organisation that is committed to innovating and driving new solutions to create more sustainable packaging solutions.

To find out more about our commitment to sustainability and about Amcor, visit I I III

At Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP), our teams are focused on developing and making plastic bottles and jars that create a unique experience and are better for the environment. Our bottles and jars are primarily made from PET (polyethylene terephthalate), which has rapidly become the world's preferred packaging material. PET is lightweight, shatterproof, recloseable, resealable, reusable and infinitely recyclable*.

With approximately 6,000 people across about 50 manufacturing operations in 11 countries and an annual revenue of US$2.9 Billion, ARP provides rigid packaging solutions to the beverage, pharmaceutical, food, and home and personal care segments.

Learn more about the many benefits of PET bottles

*with existing technologies including chemical recycling

Amcor Rigid Packaging

Sr Operations Finance Analyst

HYBRID / Ann Arbor, MI

Position Overview:

This position will be a dynamic role to help drive cost improvements through the plants, develop/manage strategies around CAPEX, R&M, etc, and align Operations strategies at the North America level. There is a need for in-depth root cause analysis/commentary as well as ownership and accountability to drive sustained EBIT improvement. This is an active data enthusiast role who brings robust financial analysis, customer service focus, and strong direct/indirect leadership skills. This role will report to the Sr Manager of Operations Analytics and will work closely with 25+ plants across North America and will have broad exposure to VPs/Directors/Managers within the Operations and Finance teams.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ability to develop and drive initiatives that close the gap between Operations metrics and EBIT outcomes
    • What does 1% increase/decrease in KPIs drive in EBIT?
    • Identify P&L line-item projects and drive with plants
  • Monthly/Quarterly reporting packs for executive leadership
  • Will not be part of the month-end close process, journal entries, etc
  • Provide adhoc financial information, analysis, and support to various stakeholders
  • Develop and own the business case for operations/supply chain driven CAPEX
  • Participate in the annual budget and strategic plan processes for Capital and Repair/Maintenance
  • Develop cost to produce, product mix, labor planning, inventory, and variance analysis tracking/reporting
  • Productivity, cost improvements, and CI project development and tracking
  • Conduit for new business development requests into the plants
  • Quantify raw material complexity
  • FCA/Standards analysis
  • Identify data inaccuracies and work with teams to improve processes for better data quality
  • Manage multiple competing priorities through effective organization and communication

Skills Required / Key Success Factors:

  • Extensive financial management with broad background in financial reporting and operations finance
  • 6+ years of progressively increasing responsibility in a financial management role
  • 2+ years plant controller experience
  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance required; MBA and/or CMA/CPA preferred
  • Strong leadership skills and integrity
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts and influence outcomes, at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to influence as well as partner with the business and across functional lines
  • Strong systems skills / aptitude (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP, BPC, BW)
  • Travel: up to 25%

Key Interfaces / Relationships:

  • Reporting relationship
    • Solid line: Sr Manager, Operations Analytics
  • Functional Operations leaders
    • VP Operations
    • VP Manufacturing
    • Business Unit Controllers
    • Regional Plant Directors and Plant Directors/Managers
  • Shared Services and support teams

Physical Requirements

Normal Vision

Distant Vision

Near Vision

Hearing/ Listening



Hand/Finger Dexterity








Lifting (amount 50+ pounds)

Carrying (amount 50+ pounds)

Driving- Forklift

Lifting (amount < 50 pounds)

Carrying (amount < 50 pounds)

Driving - Automobile/truck/van

Work Environment: Office Environment

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities, skills and/or abilities.

Amcor is a thriving S&P 500 organisation listed both on the NYSE (AMCR) and ASX (AMC) with US$13 billion in sales. We have a proud history dating back to the 1860's and come a long way from a single paper mill based in Melbourne to becoming the global leading packaging company. Today, Amcor is an international organisation empowering its 50,000 employees in over 40 countries and across 250 sites.

At Amcor we believe in talent through diversity and promote equal opportunity in the workplace and recognise that discrimination and harassment of co-workers based on race, creed, disability, gender, marital or maternity status, religious or political beliefs, age or sexual orientation is unlawful.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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